Home generators are an investment, yet one that many families are now more willing to make–especially with winter winding up. As a homeowner, generators provide many benefits in the face of unpredictable weather all year round. But how can a home generator help you this winter, specifically?
If you are entertaining the idea of purchasing a home generator this winter, here’s why we recommend investing.
Back up Heat
If a winter storm takes out your power, there is nothing worse than feeling the frigid cold quickly close in around you if you have electric heating. To avoid shivering for the rest of the night, a generator can be a backup to your heat, so you don’t have to worry about getting seeing your breath in your own home.
Backup Sump Pump
Just like the heat, you’ll want your sump pump running as well. With heavy snow, the basement can start to flood if the sump pump stops running, leading to expensive repair costs or hefty labor. To avoid that mess both figuratively and literally, a home generator can save you from trouble.
Maintain Security and Appliances
Aside from the heat and sump pump system, home generators will keep all of your appliances running during a winter storm. Loss of power can be enticing for robberies, so a home generator ensures that your security system remains intact, continuing to keep you protected. Fridges, freezers, and other appliances will all continue to run, which is great for saving those pricey groceries you purchased (and whipping them into a meal).
Keep Communication Connections
During a crisis, it’s important to keep all communications intact. Storms can knock the power out for long periods of time and can cause concern about the safety of your loved ones. Maintaining access to the internet, telephone, and news sources are important for safety and peace of mind. And let’s be honest—is there anything more inconvenient or horror-inducing that being without Wi-Fi?
The winter can be a wonderland; however, it can turn into a nightmare if you aren’t prepared. To avoid any issues arising while you watch the snowfall by the fireplace, consider purchasing a home generator as a backup. With a generator protecting your home from the wrath of winter, you can sit inside singing to yourself, “let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.”
Bring on the snow and keep the electricity and heat flowing by contacting us here at Eric Krise Electrical. We install generators in homes and businesses throughout all of Southern New Jersey.